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Accountability

Education Table Talk Episode

January 2015, Re-forming Summative Assessments:  Blurring the line between learning and testing What if we could make that timeless question ‘Will this be on the test’ irrelevant? In today’s mainstream educational system we clearly differentiate between assessment and learning. Even when it comes to assessment meant to inform learning (formative assessment)

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Education Table Talk Episode

October 2014, School is Where Your Brain is: The Home-School Connection Historically, learning took place throughout all aspects of a child’s life. Maybe not traditionally, maybe it’s in the distant past with the advent of school, but many made an assumption that that is where learning takes place as opposed

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Education Table Talk Episode

September 2014, On the Make: Moving to Active Learning through Design and Creation Ed Table Talk broadcasted from Follett’s New Worldwide Headquarters! Active learning is hard to leave in the classroom… if compelling, learners recount and rethink what they learned long after the lesson ends. The Maker movement embraces a “hands on,

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Education Table Talk Episode

May 2014, Privacy, Anonymity, and Instruction Privacy today looks very different than it did 20 years ago… and the drive toward more personalized instruction from students, parents, and educators challenges privacy even further. Is it possible to build barriers to thwart data thieves and support general anonymity while providing educators with

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Education Table Talk Episode

January 2014, Making Assessment Actionable: Don’t just tell us they’re doing poorly, help us do something about it! With the advent of NCLB, rise of the Common Core, and a focus on quantifying learning, assessment is doing hand-to-hand combat with learning for the educational steering wheel. Schools are under a

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